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UK Cooling Systems - Nissan Pumps, Pipes & Parts Fitting

The engine coolant is normally a mixture of water and antifreeze to lower the freezing point and prevent damage in cold winters

If your Nissan is overheating you may have a leak in the radiator or be losing fluid from your cooling system

When the engine remains cool in motorway driving but your Nissan overheats in slow moving traffic then your cooling fan or thermostat may not be operating correctly

Replacement Nissan Water pumps & cooling system components, if you're in the UK area just use our quick enquiry form for a quote

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UK pump repairs: Nissan cooling pumps circulate water around the engine to collect and dissipate heat from the fuel combustion process; if the Nissan water pump stops working properly the engine will overheat and may seize

Nissan Water Pump installation UK
Replacement Nissan radiators, cooling fans, cooling system pipework & joints fitted

The Nissan thermostat allows the engine to reach operating temperature before opening a valve to pass coolant through the radiator; if the thermostat or valve is faulty the coolant may not circulate correctly

The engine coolant has to operate at high temperatures; above the boiling point of pure water; a mixture of water and antifreez is used in a pressurised system to increase the fluid boiling point; a loss of coolant pressure can cause the engine to slowly overheat as the coolant boils

UK Nissan Replacement Water Pump Fitting & Radiator Repairs

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UK: Nissan Cooling System Repairs

Nissan Body Panels
Replacement Nissan panels fitted & sprayed to match - Light Nissan Panel damage repairs

Nissan Engines
Nissan Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

Nissan EGR Valves
Replacement Nissan EGR valves - ensure the exhaust gas recirculation system is functioning correctly on your Nissan - The EGR valve helps your Nissan burn fuel more efficiently by recirculating a portion the exhaust gas through combustion chamber and helps reduce Nissan engine emissions; a broke or sticking EGR valve can be the cause of an MOT failure due to excessive emissions

Nissan Timing Belt - Nissan Cambelt
Nissan Timing Belts replaced as part of a planned Nissan service or if the Timing Belt on your Nissan has snapped then a full engine inspection for valve & piston damage

Nissan Tyres
Steel wheels, alloy wheels and tyres repaired and replaced with cheap tyres, run-flat tyres or low profile & performance tyres depending upon your budget and driving requirements. Part-Worn tyres may be available for your Nissan model

Nissan Electrical Components
Nissan electrical faults repaired using Nissan OEM components - Nissan sensors checked e.g. Lambda sensors, air flow meters etc

Nissan Suspension System
Nissan replacement shock absorbers & springs fitted for front or rear suspension problems, broken springs. Custom suspension systems installed, lowering springs fitted

Nissan Performance Spares
OEM Nissan parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

Nissan Brakes
Routine Nissan servicing, replacement Nissan brake pads & discs fitted, Nissan hydraulic pipework and joints inspected, repaired or replaced for a complete braking system overhaul

Nissan Gearboxes
Nissan Manual & Automatic gearbox servicing & repair - Fitting a new or reconditioned Nissan gearbox

Nissan Autoelectrics
Nissan electrical faults diagnosed - OBD fault finding - Nissan engine fault codes checked & service lights reset - ECU problems, key coding and CANBUS systems checked

Nissan Fuel Pumps
Often replaced at a milestone service if the fuel pump is operated by the Timing belt

Nissan Exhausts
Nissan Engine manifolds, Front box, Back box, catalytic converter and exhaust pipes for Nissan Exhausts fitted & welded

Nissan Clutches
Nissan clutch repairs UK - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Nissan Clutch kit

Nissan Starter Motors
Replacement Nissan Starter motors installed

Nissan Oil Change & Filters Replaced
Nissan Air filters, pollen filters; oil filter & fuel filter replaced, engine oil changed - Multigrade or Synthetic oils

Nissan Cooling System
Replacement Nissan radiators fitted, cooling system pipework inspected for leaks and cooling fluid replaced to keep your Nissan engine at its optimal operating temperature

Nissan Alternators
Replacement Nissan alternators fitted

Nissan Paint Resprays
Paint resprays for minor scratch damage to the Nissan paint surface or coating; Custom paintwork to make your Nissan different using metallic paints, pearlescent pigments or company colours.

Nissan Maintenance - Nissan Hydraulic Braking System Servicing and Repair

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

The brake pedal controls the Master Cylinder (a fluid filled hydraulic piston) that transfers stopping power to the brakes

Modern Nissan braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

Nissan brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle

UK Nissan Brake Repairs

Drum Brakes, if fitted, are usually found on Nissan rear wheels

Hydraulic braking pressure forces a brake calliper to press the brake pads against the disc to apply the necessary stopping force

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

Drum Brakes are an older system than Nissan disc brakes and use two half moon shaped brake shoes that move outwards during use to apply a frictional stopping force against the inside of a brake drum

Nissan disc brakes have a pair of high friction brake pads mounted either side of a brake disc

Nissan Brake Servicing - Nissan Brake Maintenance & Parts Replacement

Nissan Brakes will safely function correctly without the need for replacement for many thousands of miles

If the Nissan brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

if the Nissan brakes overheat and are allowed to cool with pressure still applied for m the brake pads/shoes then it is possible for the disc to warp.

Nissan brake discs will wear and need replacing eventually and should be inspected for pitting

The brake pads on your Nissan should wear first

Nissan Brake Servicing & Inspection UK

Adjust handbrake

Handbrake function and travel

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

ABS warning light operation

Brake pipe Condition

Brake calliper operation

Brake drum condition

Clean and remove brake dust and loose corrosion and dirt from drums

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

General brake disc condition

And carry out the following maintenance of your Nissan braking system:-

Wheel cylinder condition

Hand brake linkage condition

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Nissan Steering System

One of the first signs of a potential problem with your Nissan steering system is uneven tyre wear

The tyres will need to be replaced much sooner than necessary until the steering rack is adjusted to bring your wheels into correct alignment

Common symptoms of Nissan steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Nissan tends to pull left or right when travelling in a straight line
Modern Power steering and Drive by Wire Systems do not have the same mechanical linkages between the steering column and drive wheels making it difficult to 'feel' how the steering is performing.

The tyre tread is rapidly removed from the inner or outer tyre edge of your front tyres

Nissan steering inspections:-

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Steering Condition

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Nissan Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Nissan Brake Servicing: Brake Discs, Pads & Hydraulics

The brake pedal is attached the Master Cylinder; a fluid filled hydraulic piston.

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure.

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle.

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc.

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

Brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service.

Nissan Timing Belt or Cambelt

If the timing belt snaps it will most probably cause serious engine damage. The camshaft stops turning with some of the valves left in the open position. In a Free Running Engine there is enough clearance between a fully open valve and the piston head to avoid serious damage. In an Interference Engine there is no clearance and the engine relies upon accurate timing to keep the valves and piston head separated. With a broken timing belt; the inertia helps the crankshaft to rotate freely forcing the pistons to strike the open valves resulting in damaged valves, pistons, and possibly even damage to the cylinder head

Often it is prudent to replace a combination of items associated with the timing system. Most of the needed Nissan parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Nissan timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

Generally Nissan belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Nissan that has 40,000 to 80,000 miles then it is important to know if the timing belt has been replaced or needs replacing. Check the Nissan Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

Timing belts must be replaced at a specified manufacturer's interval. The timing belt should also be inspected regularly and replaced immediately if there is any evidence of cracking or fraying cuts or excessive wear

The toothed belt connecting the engine crankshaft to the camshaft is known as the Cambelt or Timing belt

Since Nissan Timing Belts are hidden inside the engine they tend to be forgotten when purchasing a used Nissan

The Timing Belt synchronizes the camshaft to the crankshaft position ensuring the valves open and close at the correct time in relation to the piston. Some vehicles use a cam chain in place of the belt or a timing gear system instead

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

UK:- Nissan Replacement Clutch

The Nissan clutch disc is, not surprisingly, a disc with each side covered in a high friction material. It is designed to engage with the high-friction surfaces of the pressure plate and flywheel. It is also designed to transmit power to theNissan transmission system

The pressure plate comprises heavy-duty release springs, a metal pressure ring acting as a high friction surface to interact with the clutch disc, a thrust ring (or thrust fingers) for the release bearing, and release levers

Engaging the clutch forces the clutch against the flywheel transmitting power from the crankshaft to the transmission shaft

The centre of the clutch disc has a spline pattern that matches splines on the power input shaft of the transmission system

Nissan Clutch failure often occurs when one or more of the high friction surface materials wears out on the disc. Even when the pressure plate is engaged and a clamping force is applied, there is no longer sufficient friction to transmit power without the clutch slipping. Normally the Nissan clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Nissan Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Nissan Clutch kit:-
Nissan clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Nissan clutch slave cylinder

When the clutch is dis-engaged the clamping force is removed so the clutch disc spins with the flywheel and no power is transmitted

Disengaging the clutch acts on heavy-duty release springs to isolate the pressure plate so that the disc is no longer pressed against the flywheel

Nissan Fuel Injection

LPG Petrol or Diesel Metering
Fuel Injection systems have replaced carburetors for the accurate mixing and delivering of petrol, lpg or diesel fuel in modern Nissan vehicles

Nissan Engine Mapping
The Nissan ECU controlling engine performance is pre-programmed with software containing embedded data on engine performance for different combinations of engine speed and acceleration

Nissan Fuel Injection
Fuel injection systems mix fuel with just the right amount of air for optimal combustion & energy release in an internal combustion engine

Nissan Re-Mapping UK
The Nissan ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Nissan fuel injection system is controlled by a mini-computer or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that assimilates data from a series of temperature sensors and oxygen or lambda sensors providing feedback to help optimise fuel efficiency and power under a variety of conditions

Nissan Maintenance - Oil & Filter Change UK

Oil & Filter Change
A new Nissan oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Nissan engineer and is minimal compared to the cost of an Engine Rebuild; with regular maintenance and routine servicing working out cheaper than disaster recover when your Nissan engine fails

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Nissan motor is the job of sacrificial anti-oxidants present in the lubricating oil; Anti oxidants are sacrificed to protect your engine and will eventually be depleted making it necessary to change your oil regularly

Moisture Scavengers - Detergents - Acidity Regulators
Moisture scavengers, detergents and acidity regulators prevent all kinds of contaminants degrading and abrading the internal moving surfaces of your Nissan engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Nissan performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Nissan engine increases

Oil Change Masterclass
Keep a small amount of the engine oil used in your next oil change in a sealed container; then when you check your oil level with the dipstick you can compare the lubricity or lubricating properties of the oil against your fresh oil:- If the oil on the dipstick seems thin compared to your reference oil sample; it may be time to get an oil change to keep your Nissan running smoothly

Oil Change Frequency
The mechanics rule of thumb with traditional multigrade engine oils used to be "change the oil every 3000 miles" but many vehicle manufacturers indicate 5000 to 7000 miles. Initially, follow the Nissan recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Oil Composition
Engine Lubricating Oil is composed of hundreds of chemicals; some can interact chemically, polymerise, oxidise and break down with the extreme conditions of temperature & shear forces pulling the oil molecules apart in your Nissan engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Synthetic Oil Change - UK
Modern synthetic oils can last longer than old petroleum based multigrades because they are more inert with a laboratory designed molecular structure and fewer natural catalytic impurities that increase oil breakdown compared to the cheaper engine oils

Nissan Replacement Exhausts UK

Explosions from the instantaneous ignition of the compressed fuel and air igniting in the combustion chamber creat a lot of noise that needs to be silenced in the urban environment

The Nissan exhaust system allows poisonous gases from the fuel combustionto vent into the atmoshpere away from the driver and cabin

The exhaust pipework helps muffle and deaden the noise from the fuel combustion process

Corroded exhaust pipes allow fumes and noise to escape; increasing the risk of poisonous carbon monoxide entering the cabin and significantly increasing noise making detection an easy task

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Nissan Models

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  • Nissan Primera
  • Nissan Qashqai
  • Nissan Terrano
  • Nissan X-TRAIL

UK Tyre Fitting

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Nissan ABS

  • ABS Modulator
  • ABS Sensor
  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS Pump Modulator Combined
  • ABS Pump
  • ABS Ecu

Nissan Engine Cooling

  • Nissan Radiator
  • Engine Coolant
  • Nissan Pipe Fittings
  • Nissan Water Pump
  • Nissan Thermostat

Nissan Aircon (Air Conditioning)

  • Nissan AC Fluid Top Up
  • Nissan AC Receiver Drier
  • Nissan AC Radiator
  • Nissan AC Condenser
  • Nissan AC Evaporator
  • Nissan AC Compressor
  • Nissan AC Pump

Nissan Filters

  • Nissan Air Filter
  • Nissan Fuel Filter
  • Nissan Cabin Air and Pollen Filter
  • Nissan Oil Filter
  • Nissan Transmission Filter Kit

Nissan Sensors

  • Nissan Temperature Sensor
  • Nissan Oxygen Sensor
  • Nissan Air Flow Mass Meter

Nissan Electrical Components

  • Nissan Oxygen Sensor
  • Nissan Headlights
  • Nissan Spark Plugs
  • Nissan Fog Lights
  • Nissan Electronic Control Unit
  • Nissan Water Pump
  • Nissan Cooling Fan
  • Nissan Bulbs
  • Nissan ECU Mapping Remap
  • Nissan Tail Lights
  • Nissan Thermostats
  • Nissan Fuel Pump
  • Nissan Lambda Sensor
  • Nissan Parking Light
  • Nissan Heater Core
  • Nissan Eibach Pro Kit
  • Nissan Spark Plug HT Leads
  • Nissan Antenna
  • Nissan Heater Blower Motor
  • Nissan Alternator
  • Nissan Window Motors
  • Nissan Starter Motor
  • Nissan Ignition Coil

Nissan Wheel Components

  • Nissan Control Arm
  • Nissan Tyres
  • Nissan Ball Joints
  • Nissan CV Joint Boot Kit
  • Nissan Axle Assembly
  • Nissan Alloy Wheel Repairs

Nissan Brake Parts

  • Nissan Brake Master Cylinder
  • Nissan Brake Calipers
  • Nissan Brake Compensator Valve
  • Nissan Brake Drums
  • Nissan Brake Servo
  • Nissan Brake Pads
  • Nissan Brake Slave Cylinder
  • Nissan Brake Discs
  • Nissan Brake Rotor

Nissan Clutch Kits

  • Nissan Clutch Kit
  • Nissan Dual Mass Flywheel
  • Nissan Clutch Pedal
  • Nissan Clutch Slave Cylinder
  • Nissan Flywheel
  • Nissan Clutch Cable
  • Nissan Clutch Master Cylinder
  • Nissan Clutch Pressure Plate

Nissan Exhaust Systems

  • Nissan Exhaust Pipes
  • Nissan Tailpipe
  • Nissan Oxygen Sensor
  • Nissan EGR Valve
  • Nissan Exhaust
  • Nissan Silencer
  • Nissan Exhaust System Complete
  • Nissan Catalytic Converter (Catalyst)
  • Nissan Exhaust Box
  • Nissan Lambda Sensor
  • Nissan Exhaust Manifold
  • Nissan Muffler

Nissan Engine Repairs

  • Nissan Ignition Coil
  • Nissan Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Nissan Distributor Cap & Rotor
  • Nissan Fuel Injector
  • Nissan Timing Chain Kits
  • Nissan Engine Mounts
  • Nissan Timing Belt Kits
  • Nissan Pistons and Cylinder

Nissan Gaskets

  • Nissan Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Nissan Valve Cover Gasket

Nissan Oil & Hydraulics

  • Nissan Oil Sump and Plate
  • Nissan Oil Cap
  • Nissan Oil and Hydraulic Fluid
  • Nissan Oil Pump
  • Nissan Fuel Cap
  • Nissan Oil Filter

Nissan Parts

  • Nissan Steering Rack
  • Nissan Power Steering Hoses
  • Nissan Windscreen Wipers
  • Nissan Radiator Pipes
  • Nissan Serpentine and V Belt
  • Nissan Throttle Body & Cable
  • Nissan Struts
  • Nissan Hood Emblems
  • Nissan Wiper Blades
  • Nissan Shock Absorbers
  • Nissan Tie Rods
  • Nissan Power Steering Pump
  • Nissan Bonnet Latch and Strut
  • Nissan Radiator

Nissan Suspension

  • Shock Absorber performance
  • Control Arms or Blades
  • Sway Bar
  • Idler arm
  • Rubber Grommets
  • Nissan Timing Belt or Cambelt
  • Pitman arm - Rear Wheel Drive Suspension
  • Struts
  • Tie Rods
  • Shock absorbers operation, evidence of Nissan bush wear
  • Rubber Bushes
  • Nissan Additional Suspension Components
  • Suspension Struts
  • Ball Joints
  • Suspension Strut Pivots
  • Spring Condition
  • Inner and Outer Tie Rod ends

Common Nissan Problems

  • Judder when braking
  • Injection System Warning Light
  • Clogged Nissan air filter
  • Coolant Leaking
  • Power steering feels stiff
  • Fuse keeps blowing
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • Clutch pedal on floor
  • Corroded Brake Pipes
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Window stuck
  • Slipping when cold
  • Warning Lights On
  • Cylinder head leaking
  • Nissan Lights not working
  • Blocked Fuel injectors
  • Engine Oil Warning Light On
  • antifreeze level dropped suddenly
  • My Nissan Does Not drive Straight
  • Clutch slips if revved hard
  • Engine Idle Surge
  • Clutch Won't work
  • Clutch slips at high revs
  • Nissan keeps stalling
  • slave cylinder leaking
  • Clutch juddering
  • Engine Overheating
  • Timing Belt Loose
  • Steering Pulls To One Side
  • Loud Engine Noise
  • Front Tyres wearing quickly
  • Spongy Brakes
  • Engine Temperature Warning Light On
  • Heater Not Working
  • Thrust bearing worn
  • Nissan Immobiliser
  • Dim headlights on engine idle
  • Battery Keeps going flat
  • Tyres vibrate
  • Seatbelt Locked
  • Brakes Pull To One Side When Braking
  • Engine Misfires
  • No Power When Accelerating
  • Excessive oil consumption
  • Fails Emissions Test
  • master cylinder leaking
  • Nissan Check Engine Light On
  • Blue Smoke From Exhaust
  • Nissan check engine light on
  • Can't get into gear
  • Engine Idles Rough
  • Flywheel Vibrating
  • Air Conditioning Not Working
  • Low Brake Pedal
  • Nissan Radiator fan not working
  • Nissan Headlights not working
  • Tyre outside edge wears quickly
  • No pick up for first gear
  • White corrosion on Nissan alloy wheels
  • Tyre inside edge wears quickly
  • Engine Pings or Knocks
  • Engine Won't Start
  • My Nissan Won't Start
  • Engine Stalls
  • Noisy Brakes
  • Knocking sound
  • Leak in coolant system
  • White Smoke From Exhaust
  • Automatic Locks Not Working
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